The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
North Star (Propeller), C100287, fire, 10 Oct 1904

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Peterboro, Ont. Oct. 11. -- The steamer NORTH STAR, which for the past 10 years has been running between and Rice lake points, was burned to the water's edge last night. The cause of the fire is unknown. There was abouy $100 worth of freight on board. There is little insurance on the boat, which was owned by Capt. Harris of Gores Landing.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 11, 1904
Steam screw NORTH STAR. Official Canada No. 100287. Of 40 gross tons; 28 tons reg. Built Peterborough, Ont., 1895. 84.2 x 13.6 x 5.7 Owned by W.C. Harris, of Gore's landing, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1902

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.30012 Longitude: -78.31623
William R. McNeil
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North Star (Propeller), C100287, fire, 10 Oct 1904